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Asmar Abboud, 31, wounded in a bombing attack on Shiite pilgrims on Saturday, is treated at a hospital in Basra, Iraq, 340 miles southeast of Baghdad, on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)
Photo by: Nabil al-Jurani
Asmar Abboud, 31, wounded in a bombing attack on Shiite pilgrims on Saturday, is treated at a hospital in Basra, Iraq, 340 miles southeast of Baghdad, on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)

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